Apple Watch Credited With Saving New York Man’s Life

A man from Westchester, New York was rushed to a hospital last month when his Apple Watch alerted him to a dangerously fast heartbeat.That notification helped save his life, doctors said.William Monzidelis, 32, was working at his family’s bowling alley in the Bronx when he became dizzy and had unexplained bleeding, NBC New York reported. After…

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Twitter Warns Users To Change All Their Passwords After Finding Bug

Bloomberg via Getty Images Twitter users received an alert from the company on May 3 directing them to change their passwords. Twitter is urging its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after it discovered a bug in its system that inadvertently stored account passwords in an internal log.The company’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, called the glitch…

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Software In Fatal Uber Crash Reportedly Recognized Woman, Then Ignored Her

A self-driving Uber that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March recognized her as a pedestrian but didn’t attempt to avoid her because of a software setting, sources told the technology news website The Information.Uber executives believe the software designed to prevent the car from overreacting to insignificant hazards wasn’t dialed in properly, according to…

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Alexa Can Remember Birthdays And Other Things For You Now

Bloomberg via Getty Images Last week at a conference in France, Amazon announced a new Alexa feature that makes it possible to use the smart assistant as a repository for small bits of information. That feature is starting to roll out today to users in the U.S. as “Remember This.”The skill goes like this: say, “Alexa, remember…

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Boston Dynamics’ ‘Robot Dog’ May Be Available For Sale Soon

SpotMini, the doglike robot that struck fear into the hearts of many when a viral video showed it opening a door, is slated for commercial sale in the not-so-distant future.Marc Raibert, founder of the company Boston Dynamics, which created the robots, made the announcement Friday at the TechCrunch Sessions robotics conference at the University of…

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